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1771 in Music

Events in Music


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Jun 2 "Armida", an operatic 'dramma per musica' by Antonio Salieri debuts at the Vienna Burgtheater

Composer Antonio Salieri
Composer
Antonio Salieri

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 9 Daniel Belknap, American composer, born in born in Framingham, Massachusetts (d. 1815)
  • Feb 18 Friedrich Christian Ruppe, composer and violinist, brother of Christian Friedrich Ruppe
  • Feb 24 Johann Baptist Cramer, German/British pianist/composer/publisher
  • Mar 1 Armand-Emmanuel Trial, composer
  • Apr 29 Matthäus Stegmayer, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1820)
  • May 1 George Guest, English organist and composer, born in Broseley, England (d. 1831)
  • Jun 1 Ferdinando Paer, composer
  • Aug 22 Ján Josef Rösler, Czech composer, born in Banská Štiavnica, Slovakia (d. 1813)
  • Oct 1 Pierre Baillot, French violinist and composer, born in Passy, Paris (d. 1842)
  • Nov 17 Jonathan Huntington, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 1 Isfrid Kayser, German composer, dies at 58
  • Jun 23 Jean-Claude Trial, French composer, dies at 38
  • Oct 14 Franz Xaver Brixi, composer, dies at 39
  • Oct 18 Robert Praelisauer, composer, dies at 62
  • Oct 27 Johann Gottlieb Graun, composer, dies
  • Nov 18 Giuseppe de Majo, Italian composer and organist, dies at 73